Graduation May 20, 2019

Congratulations to the Class of 2019!

To all of our graduates from the Master of Public Health, Master of Arts in Bioethics, Cross Continental Master of Public Health, Doctoral, Certificate and Undergraduate programs!

May 20, 2019 Graduation Event Information

Every spring, the entire College of Global Public Health community is excited to celebrate the hard work and bright futures of all of our talented graduates during Graduation. Whether you are a graduating student, attending as a proud family member or friend , or participating as a faculty or staff member, you’ll find all the information you need right here.

Important Dates and Times

Please mark your calendars for the NYU College of Global Public Health’s 2019 graduation festivities!


GPH Graduation Ceremony

Monday, May 20, 2019, 2:00 p.m.

United Palace, 4140 Broadway, New York, NY 10033  [MAP]


Tickets: Each graduating student will automatically receive five guest tickets. Please note that graduating students do not need a ticket to the event; all tickets received should be for guests only. Instructions for ticket distribution will be sent to all students via email in the coming weeks.

Graduating students are responsible for picking up the following items for the GPH Graduation Ceremony:

  • Reader Card: You must bring the reader card with you, filled out, to the graduation ceremony. This will be used to announce your name.
  • Five (5) Guest Tickets: Tickets can be picked up at the front desk in the GPH Student Lounge at 726 Broadway, 7th Floor, only during the following times listed below.

Monday, April 29 - Wednesday, May 1 | 9:30 AM - 5:00PM

Thursday, May 2 | 9:30AM - 6:15PM

Friday, May 3 | 9:30AM - 5:00PM

Monday, May 6 - Wednesday, May 8 | 9:30 AM - 5:00 PM

Thursday, May 9 | 9:30 AM - 6:15 PM

Friday, May 10 | 9:30 AM - 5:00 PM

Monday, May 13 - Wednesday, May 15 | 9:30 AM - 5:00 PM

Thursday, May 16 | 9:30 AM - 6:15 PM

Friday, May 17 | 9:30 AM - 5:00 PM

Monday, May 20 | 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Third Party Pick-Up for GPH Graduation Tickets: If you live out of state or cannot pick up tickets/reader cards during the times allotted, a third party may pick it up on your behalf with the following documentation:

Academic Attire: All GPH students need academic attire for the GPH Graduation Ceremony on Monday, May 20. The last day to order academic attire on time was Tuesday, April 16. You may still rent academic attire online from Herff Jones for home delivery only (additional fee applies) between Wednesday, April 17, and Tuesday, April 23. All orders after April 23 are considered late orders. Late orders for academic attire may be placed and received in person during distribution hours between Thursday, May 16, and Tuesday, May 21. For more information about academic attire and pricing, visit here.

Purple tassels are a gift from the Alumni Association and may be kept by graduates, along with mortarboards. Rented gowns, hoods, and doctoral tams must be returned.


187th All-University Commencement

Wednesday, May 22, 2019, 11:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Yankee Stadium, 1 East 161st Street, Bronx, NY 10451 [MAP]


  • 9:00 am  Yankee Stadium Gates Open for Candidates and Guests
  • 10:30 am  Faculty Procession Begins
  • 11:00 am  Ceremony Begins
  • 12:30 pm  Ceremony Concludes (approx.)

Tickets: Graduating students, families, and guests must have a Commencement ticket to enter Yankee Stadium. Each candidate who orders on time may request one candidate ticket and a maximum of three guest tickets for admission into Yankee Stadium. Ticket ordering begins in mid-March. No tickets will be distributed on Commencement Day, Wednesday, May 22, 2019.


Applying for GraduationAll graduating students and seniors should apply for May 2019 graduation in Albert by Sunday, February 3, 2019. Instructions on how to apply for graduation can be found here.


International Visa RequestsInternational guest who plan to attend the Commencement Ceremony or the GPH Ceremony may need to apply for a U.S. Visitor Visa (B-2). For more information, please visit this page.

Please note that family members from certain countries may be eligible to visit the U.S. for up to 90 days without obtaining a B-1/B-2 visa through the U.S. Department of State Visa Waiver Program.



Share your memories, shout-outs, selfies and words of wisdom with #GPHGRAD19! Your post could be displayed* at Graduation on our Social Media Wall!

Note: *Posts must be shared from a publicly visible account in order to be eligible for display.

Do you have questions about graduation?